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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

08:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Contemporary Israeli Voices: Etgar Keret

Etgar Keret: "What Animal Are You?" A screening of the film documentary "Etgar Keret: What Animal Are You?" (2013), directed by Gur Bentwich, will be followed by a Q&A session with its subject Etgar Keret. Keret is an internationally renowned short story writer and film director. "Suddenly, a Knock on the Door" is his most recent story collection, and he recently edited the story collection "Tel Aviv Noir" with Assaf Gavron. He wrote the screenplay for "$9.99" and co-directed "Jellyfish" which won the Camera d'Or prize at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. In 2010, Keret received the Chevalier (Knight) Medallion of France's Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

Film Studies 100 (Goldsmith Family Cinema)

Thursday, November 06, 2014

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Center for Jewish Studies Open House

Please join us for the first Open House for the Center for Jewish Studies. Meet our faculty and students and learn about our interdisciplinary courses and cultural events. Lunch will be provided.<br/>This event is for Wesleyan students only.

Allbritton 311

Monday, November 17, 2014

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Contemporary Israeli Voices-Z. Shalev

"The Remains of Love" - Zeruya Shalev will read and discuss excerpts from her novel "The Remains of Love". Shalev has written five novels, poetry, and children's books. "Love Life" and "Husband and Wife" have been bestsellers in several countries. "Love Life" is included on "Der Spiegel's" prestigious list of 20 Best Novels in World Literature in the last 40 years. "Husband and Wife" has won several prestigious international prizes. Her books have been published in 25 languages.

Russell House All Rooms

Thursday, December 04, 2014

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Contemporary Israeli Voices-T. Gafla

Ofir Touch Gafla: "In Praise of Fiction". Gafla's first novel "World of the End" (2013) has become a cult classic. He has written several other novels, including "The Day the Music Died" and "The Book of Disorder", as well as short stories and scripts. He teaches at the Sam Spiegel School of TV and Film.

Russell House All Rooms